Essential books for any magician, professional and amateur alike. Collections of foolproof tricks, classics by the masters, including Houdini and T. Nelson Downs, expert instruction on card, coin, and table magic, sleight of hand, more.
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|Magic Tricks and Card Tricks |
by Wilfrid Jonson
Two books, bound together in a single volume, ground novices in fundamentals and lead them to mastery of 80 different tricks involving cards, coins, matches, and other articles. 89 illustrations.
|The Secrets of Houdini |
by J. C. Cannell
Classic study exposing closely-kept professional secrets and revealing, in general terms, the whole art of stage magic. 98 illustrations.
|The Royal Road to Card Magic |
by Jean Hugard, Frederick Braué
Simple-to-use book gives versatile repertoire of first rate card tricks. The authors, both expert magicians, present clear explanations of basic techniques and over 100 complete tricks. 121 figures.
|Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children |
by Karl Fulves
Thirty mind-boggling maneuvers — arranged in order of difficulty — finding cards, mind-reading feats, many more. Diagrams, instructions for preparing and manipulating deck.
|Card Tricks for Beginners |
by Wilfrid Jonson
Excellent guidebook, with illustrations and easy-to-follow directions, provides the novice with fundamentals for successfully mastering The False Shuffle, The Corner Crimp, and 48 other impressive techniques. No special dexterity required. 13 diagrams.
|Card Magic for Amateurs and Professionals |
by Bill Simon
Clear instructions, profusely illustrated, to help perfect the Instant Reverse, Three Queens Monte, The Ambitious Card, and many other sleights of hand. Expert advice on manipulation, the art of presentation, use of patter, more.